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Biological research on addiction

Author: Peter M Miller
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2013.
Series: Comprehensive addictive behaviors and disorders, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
The volume presents current material on the key neurobiological and genetic elements in an individual's susceptibility to drug dependence as well as the processes by which some individuals proceed from casual drug use to drug dependence. Chapters describe and explain the neurobiological mechanisms of drug use and drug addiction. The development and use of animal models to study neurochemical, molecular and cellular  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miller, Peter M.
Biological Research on Addiction : Comprehensive Addictive Behaviors and Disorders.
San Diego : Elsevier Science, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M Miller
ISBN: 9780123983602 0123983606
OCLC Number: 828298745
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (759 pages)
Contents: Section I. Behavioral biology, preclinical animal studies of addiction --
Section II. Neuroscience --
Section III. Genetics --
Section IV. Neuropharmacology/Imaging/Genetics.
Series Title: Comprehensive addictive behaviors and disorders, v. 2.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief: Peter M. Miller.


Examines the neurobiological mechanisms of drug use and drug addiction, describing how the brain responds to addictive substances as well as how it is affected by drugs of abuse. This book discusses  Read more...


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